The Christmas holidays are the perfect time to catch up on reading – not just for us adults, but for our kids, too. These are the books worth adding to their reading list (or buying for the little bookworms in your life!).

  1. ‘No One Leaves the Castle’ by Christopher Healy | Find out more
  2. ‘First Mate Lenny’ by Elayna Carausu and Sandra Eide | Find out more
  3. ‘The Blunders’ by David Walliams | Find out more
  4. ‘The Trees’ by Victor Steffensen and Sandra Steffensen | Find out more
  5. ‘Listen, Layla’ by Yassmin Abdel-Magied | Find out more
  6. ‘No Brainer: Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ by Jeff Kinney | Find out more
  7. ‘Get Your Animals in Order’ by Michael Bright and Gavin Scott | Find out more
  8. ‘Miss Molly’s School of Making Friends’ by Laura Cowan | Find out more
  9. ‘What Zola Did on Thursday’ by Melina Marchetta and Deb Hudson | Find out more


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